Explore Jordan Know Your World ppt

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Explore Jordan Know Your World ppt

  2. Saddam Sayyaleh
  3. Country map
  4. Country Quick Facts • Full name: Hashemite kingdom of Jordan • Population: 9,952,293 • Capital: Amman • Largest city: Amman • Area: (34,495 sq mi) • Major language: Arabic • Major religion: Islam • Life expectancy: • Monetary unit: • Main exports: Jordan's main exports are textiles, potassium, phosphates, fertilizers, vegetables and pharmaceutical products. Jordan's main export partners are Iraq, the United States, India, Saudi Arabia and Syria. • GNI per capita:
  5. Landforms or historically significant events The Dead SeaPetra
  6. Eid Dabke
  7. Language:  HELLO Marhaba GOOD BYE Salam YES Na’am NO La’a  THANK YOU Shukran YOUR WELCOME ahlan w sahlan  PLEASE Raja’an I LOVE YOU Bahebak HOW ARE YOU Keifk  EXCUSE ME law samaht I AM SORRY Ana Asef  DO YOU SPEAK ______? Hal Tatakalam ..?  MY NAME IS _______ Ana Esmi …  I AM __________( NATIONALITY). Ana Urduni Ana Amreki
  8. country LEADER: King Abdullah II Prime Minister Omar Razzaz GOVERNMENT: Unitary Parliamentary constitutional monarchy •VOTING AGE: 18 years old
  9. Everyday-Economics  Currency- Banking- Cultural Financial Literacy- loans, credit cards, cash… Jordanian Dinars , 1JD is 1.40$  Jobs – what age do young people start working - kinds of jobs- ? TourismRestaurantsTelecomPublic Sector  Students and money- Impact for this age group?- do kids get an allowance? Work? Kids do not work until high school, and they get 1JD per day as allowance
  10. Religion(s) A majority of Jordanians are Muslim, about 92% are Sunni Muslim, and 1% are Shia or Sufi. Cities in the south of Jordan, have the highest percentage of Muslims. Christians, living mostly in Amman or the Jordan Valley , make up 6% of the total, with 1% representing other religions.
  11. National Festivals-holidays Events
  12. FOOD The national dish of Jordan and the most distinctive Jordanian dish. Mansaf is a traditional dish made of lamb cooked in a sauce of fermented dried yogurtcalled Jameed and served with rice or bulgur. A casserole made of layers of rice, vegetables andmeat.
  13. Contemporary Customs- music - dance – sports & Traditions The culture of Jordan is based on Arabic and Islamic elements with significant Western influence. The Jordanian Kingdom had always been the intersection of the three continents of the ancient world and always seemed to have a form of diversity at any given point due to its location.
  14. Everyday Living  Typical Day- schedule  A School Day/Week- 11-12yrs old from Saturday until Thursday 8am to 2pm  Study-Homework  Extracurriculars Local clubs in Schools Outside org Football  Family Life- traditional housing- extended family- Average family in Jordan is between 5 to 6 children  Pets / Wildlife- Attractions to visit-amusement parks-zoos-parks etc. Mainly Jordanians love having cats as pets, Dogs are not spread as pets in Jordan
  15. Links  For English News  For Tourism  To follow our Queen and King  BBC
  16. Shukran ‫شكرا‬